Randall Ellis, oboe
Randall Ellis received his bachelor of music degree from the North Carolina School of the Arts and his master of music degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he studied with Ronald Roseman. He is principal oboist of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and was associate principal oboist of the Seattle Symphony from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Ellis has toured extensively as a guest artist with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and has concertized and recorded with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He has been a soloist with the New England Bach Festival, the International Bach Festival of Madeira, the Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York, and Chamber Music at the 92nd Street Y. His recording of Howard Hanson’s Pastorale with the New York Chamber Symphony was a 1991 Grammy nominee. His performances have been heard on National Public Radio, on European radio, and, in Japan, on NHK Radio and TV. Mr. Ellis has recorded for EMI/Angel, Columbia, Sony, RCA, Vox, Nonesuch, CRI, Pro Arte, and Delos.